The Rules of Being Good at Sex
Researchers have boiled it down to five core things.
Women Should Be Allowed to Wear Their Babies Everywhere
More science to back the benefits of skin-to-skin contact for new mothers.
Our Culture of Comparison is Making Us Petty
One of Ted Talks' MVPs, Simon Sinek, tells us why being an alpha won't make us happy.
MDMA Mimics a Genetic Disorder Called 'Cocktail Party Syndrome'
Williams syndrome is often called the opposite of autism—so researchers believe MDMA could help people on the autism spectrum.
Why You Want Your Partner More When They Check Out of the Relationship
Researchers found that partners who were more invested in a relationship released more oxytocin—also known as the "love hormone"— when they thought the other partner was less invested.
Gossiping Is Good for You, Study Confirms
New research seeks to understand the positive impacts of gossiping by studying its effect on the brain.
How to Bio-Hack Your Brain to Have Sex Without Getting Emotionally Attached
Scientists have isolated the hormones and brain structures that may be responsible for romantic attachment. Is it possible to manipulate them to have sex without all those annoying post-coital feelings?
Can Sex Cure Your Hangover? I Got Insanely Drunk to Investigate
In an attempt to understand how sex can impact your hangover, I consulted an expert, read some studies, and then got wasted and fucked my husband.
Why Your Married Friends Are the Worst Drinking Buddies
An upcoming study, to be published in the Journal of Family Psychology, found strong evidence that “intimate relationships cause a decline in alcohol consumption.” And while this might not be the most surprising scientific finding of all times, it...
Hormone Released During Sex Could Lead to Less Binge Eating
From making orgasms better to essentially getting us drunk without a hangover, the “cuddle hormone” has benefits that extend far beyond its evolutionary goal of mother-child bonding.
Real-Life ‘Love Potions’ Are Coming, But Are they Ethical?
In the future, our relationships will be neuro-enhanced.
Why the 'Cuddle Hormone' Can Stop You from Eating Yourself Sick
The “love hormone” also has the unique property of helping those who love food too much to manage overeating and weight loss, though the reason for that wasn’t entirely clear.